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  • 23 January 2020

    How can we work towards a low carbon transition?

    Dr Charlie Kennel, Dr Emily Shuckburgh, and Simon Sharpe kicked off the first seminar in the 2020 Christ's Climate Series with a discussion on UK policy in the lead up to the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference and opportunities for academic research to contribute.
  • 21 January 2020

    Developing a generation of generation of scientific advisors in STEM

    How can future leaders in the engineering and physical sciences contribute to policymaking? CSaP and the Bennett Institute explored this question at a recent event with Churchill College.
  • 14 January 2020

    A greener future for the military?

    In December, policymakers and academics gathered at the University of Cambridge for a CSaP-hosted discussion on the future of military operations and rapid response to humanitarian disasters in a changing energy landscape.
  • 20 December 2019

    How do we create conditions for getting the best value out of data while protecting the interests of...

    How do we create conditions for getting the best value out of data while protecting the interests of data subjects? At a meeting for CSaP Continuing Policy Fellows, Dr McCarthy and Professor Finkelstein explored technologies for data privacy which would allow policy makers and industry to make use of large datasets.
  • 6 December 2019

    A Discussion on healthy ageing

    Academics gathered for a day of presentations and information sharing on the topic of healthy ageing. Lively discussions were centred on topics such as public health, individual wellness and the extraordinary qualities of naked mole rats.
  • 4 December 2019

    Absolute Zero: The UK's Energy Transition

    In advance of the release of the Absolute Zero report, the Use Less Group’s Professor Julian Allwood met with the current cohort of CSaP Policy Leaders Fellows to host a workshop on getting to absolute zero carbon emissions.
  • 4 December 2019

    Envisaging the future of plastics policy

    In late November, policymakers and academics gathered at St. John’s Divinity School for a CSaP-facilitated roundtable on the future of plastics. The event was an opportunity to discuss the circular economy, industry challenges, and future directions for policy.
  • 2 December 2019

    How can we measure social cohesion?

    At a meeting on cohesive societies, the University of Oxford's Anthony Heath led a conversation on measuring social cohesion alongside Ed Humpherson, Director General of the UK Statistics Authority.
  • 5 November 2019

    Singapore's Smart Tech Journey: Jacqueline Poh delivers the 2019 S T Lee Lecture

    Ms. Poh’s lecture, entitled ‘Prospero’s Practicum - Conjuring the 4th Industrial Revolution on an Even Smaller Island’ explored the island nation’s journey to becoming a Smart Nation, and detailed challenges encountered, and choices made along the way.